Today the UFC officially announced UFC 83 “Serra vs. St. Pierre 2″ during a press conference hosted by UFC President Dana White in Montreal, Canada.
The event, the first ever in Canada, will be held April 19th at the Bell Centre in Montreal, a venue that holds nearly 22,000 spectators. According to the official press release announcing the event, more than 13,000 tickets were sold yesterday to UFC Fight Club members with the remainder of available tickets expected to be sold out by this afternoon.
Additionally, the UFC announced nearly the entire card for the event which remains more than two months away. The event, which will be broadcast on pay-per-view, is set to feature 10 bouts, one more than the promotion’s traditional 9-fight cards.
Here is the official fight card for the event:
- Matt Serra vs. Georges St. Pierre
Welterweight Championship Bout
- Travis Lutter vs. Rich Franklin
- Nate Quarry vs. Kalib Starnes
- Charles McCarthy vs. Michael Bisping
- Mark Bocek vs. Mac Danzig
- Jason MacDonald vs. Joe Doerksen
- Sam Stout vs. Rich Clementi
- Ed Herman vs. Demian Maia
- Jonathan Goulet vs. Kuniyoshi Hironaka
- Patrick Cote vs. TBD
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